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Historical Events In April - 04

Sunday, 28 February 2021

1820  Charles Devens Jr, Major General, Bvt (Union volunteers), died in 1891 on April - 04.  

1821  On April - 04 linus Yale, US, portrait painter/inventor (Yale cylinder lock)  

1823  On April - 04 karl Wilhelm Siemens, inventor (laid undersea cables)  

1828  Casparus van Wooden patents chocolate milk powder (Amsterdam) on April - 04.  

1828  Margaret Oliphant, Scotland, novelist/biographer (Beleaguered City) on April - 04.  

1831  Edward Cary Walthall, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1898 on April - 04.  

1832  On April - 04 charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle reaches Rio de Janeiro  

1832  Jose Echegaray y Elizaguirre, playwright/scientist (Teatro Escogido) on this day in history.  

1836  Jerome Hopkins, composer on April - 04.  

1841  William Henry Harrison, becomes 1st pres to die in office, at 68 on April - 04.  

1843  Hans Richter, composer on this day in history.  

1844  On this day in history charles Bulfinch, 1st US pro architect (Mass State House), dies at 80  

1850  City of Los Angeles incorporated on this day in history.  

1853  On April - 04 tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln  

1854  On this day in history sailors and Marines from sailing sloop, Plymouth, protect U.S. citizens at Shanghai  

1858  On this day in history asteroid 54, Kalypso discovered (named for goddess of silence)  

1858  On April - 04 r Luther discovers asteroid #53 Kalypso  

1859  On April - 04 the opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris France)  

1859  On this day in history opera "Dinorah" is produced (Paris)  

1862  Battle of Yorktown begins on this day in history.  

1862  On April - 04 uS begins Peninsular Campaign aimed at capturing Richmond  

1862  Harmen S Sytstra, Dutch poet/editor (Iduna), dies at 45 on April - 04.  

1864  On April - 04 skirmish at Elkin's Ford (Little Missouri River), Arkansas  

1865  Lee's army arrives at Amelia Courthouse on April - 04.  

1866  On April - 04 alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev.  

1866  George P Baker, US playwright (47 Workshop) on April - 04.  

1870  On this day in history golden Gate Park established by City Order #800  

1870  On April - 04 golden Gate Park forms by City Order #800  

1870  On April - 04 george A Smith, Salt Lake City Utah, 8th pres of Mormon church  

1872  On April - 04 nikolai Amani, composer  

1875  On this day in history jozef Szulc, composer  

1876  On April - 04 maurice de Vlaminck, Paris, Fauvist painter (Village in the Snow)  

1879  Gabriel Groulez, composer on this day in history.  

1881  Charles Funk, Ohio, Encylopediest (Funk & Wagnalls) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0186  Caracalla, Roman emperor (d. 217) was born on April - 04.  

1492  On this day in history birth of ambrosius Blarer, German reformer (d. 1564)  

1527  On this day in history birth of abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer  

1572  On this day in history birth of william Strachey, English writer (d. 1621)  

1593  Edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669) was born on April - 04.  

1646  On April - 04 birth of antoine Galland, French archaeologist (d. 1715)  

1648  On this day in history birth of grinling Gibbons, sculptor/woodcarver  

1688  Joseph-Nicolas Delisle, French astronomer (d. 1768) was born on April - 04.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0397  On this day in history ambrosius, gov of Liguria/bishop of Milan (374-97)/saint, dies  

0636  On April - 04 death of saint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of Internet (b. cira 560)  

0896  On April - 04 formosus, Pope (891-96), dies  

1229  Hugo van Pierrepont, bishop of Liege, dies on April - 04.  

1284  Alfonso X, "El Sabio" King of Castile/Leon (1252-84), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1292  On April - 04 nicholas IV, [Girolamo Masci], Pope (1288-92), dies  

1305  Death of Jeanne of Navarre, wife of Philip IV of France (b. circa 1217) on this day in history.  

1393  On April - 04 floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies  

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